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North Carolina Frack Debate Heating Up

Two weeks after a newly formed state oil and gas board met to begin deliberating North Carolina’s regulation of hydraulic fracturing (fracking), an environmental group has released a report of what it says are wide-ranging negative ramifications of the practice.

September 24, 2012

Rice University Launches Academic-Industry Research Initiative

Houston’s Rice University, a longtime locus of energy research, has formed the Energy and Environment Initiative (E2I), which will pair university researchers with the city’s energy industry leaders to make the most of hydrocarbons while preparing for a future of alternative energy sources.

September 24, 2012

North Carolina Frack Debate Heating Up

Two weeks after a newly formed state oil and gas board met to begin deliberating North Carolina’s regulation of hydraulic fracturing (fracking), an environmental group has released a report of what it says are wide-ranging negative ramifications of the practice.

September 24, 2012

BC Examines Fracking Impact Ahead of Export Plans

As Canadian producers line up to export liquefied natural gas (LNG), an effort has formed to answer safety questions about hydraulic fracturing (fracking), which is built into industry plans to make British Columbia (BC) shale deposits the prime supply source for LNG exports.

September 10, 2012

BC Gears Up for Exports; Examines Fracking Impact

As Canadian producers line up to export liquefied natural gas (LNG), an effort has formed to answer safety questions about hydraulic fracturing (fracking), which is built into industry plans to make British Columbia (BC) shale deposits the prime supply source for LNG exports.

September 10, 2012

Golden Pass Joins LNG Export Gold Rush

Golden Pass Products LLC has applied to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to export liquefied natural gas (LNG) from the Golden Pass LNG receiving terminal at Sabine Pass, TX, to countries with which the United States has a free trade agreement (FTA). The application joins those of several other parties to do the same.

August 21, 2012

Partners to Comb Medical Records for Marcellus Effects

Health care providers Guthrie Health and Geisinger Health System have formed a partnership to study the health impacts of Marcellus Shale gas drilling, saying it will be “the first large-scale, scientifically rigorous assessment of the health effects of” natural gas production.

August 21, 2012

Nationwide CNG Network Eyed in New Partnership

Chicago-based Integrys Energy Group’s Trillium CNG unit has formed a joint venture with AMP Americas to build a national network of natural gas transportation fueling stations. AMP Trillium initially would concentrate on upper Midwest and Texas highway corridors.

July 26, 2012

Dominion Planning Ethane Pipeline to Feed Atex Express

Dominion Resources has formed new unit Dominion NGL Pipelines, which is soliciting interest in a new pipeline that would carry ethane from the tailgate of a new processing plant being built by Dominion near Natrium, WV, to an interconnect with Enterprise Products Partners LP’s planned Appalachia to Texas Express (Atex Express) pipeline near Follansbee, WV.

July 18, 2012

NGL Energy, High Sierra Groups to Merge in $693M Deal

Propane player NGL Energy Partners LP announced Monday that it has signed merger agreements with two High Sierra (HSE) entities, creating a diversified company through a cash and stock deal valued at $693 million, less assumed net debt.

May 23, 2012